La Huasteca Potosina, Mexico | An Amazing Adventure in San Luis Potosí

La Huasteca Potosina, Mexico | An Amazing Adventure in San Luis Potosí

La Huasteca Posotina, Mexico is a lush tropical region in the state of San Luis Potosi. It extends towards but stops short of the state of Veracruz and the Gulf Coast. The region owes its name to the Huastec people who lived in the area before the arrival of the Spanish. Huasteca Potosina is characterized…

8 Interesting Museums in Queretaro You Should Visit

8 Interesting Museums in Queretaro You Should Visit

Walking through Queretaro, Mexico, the historic buildings and their intricate details almost give the sense of walking through a museum. And so you may find yourself just as mesmerized by the architecture of the museums in Queretaro as the exhibits inside. Queretaro’s history of being a strategic point between Mexico City and the silver mines…

Taxco Guerrero, Mexico | Ultimate Guide to This Captivating Pueblo Magico

Taxco Guerrero, Mexico | Ultimate Guide to This Captivating Pueblo Magico

Located just two hours from Mexico City, the silver mining town of Taxco, Guerrero is one of the most beautiful pueblo magicos in Mexico. The narrow streets of Taxco, Mexico wind through the hilly landscape with something to discover around every corner. The white houses are stacked on the mountainside as if they belong there….

Oaxaca Day of the Dead (2022) – Ultimate Guide to Día de los Muertos in Oaxaca City

Oaxaca Day of the Dead (2022) – Ultimate Guide to Día de los Muertos in Oaxaca City

Oaxaca City is a magical, festive place no matter the time of year but it becomes especially so during Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos. If you have plans to attend the celebration, you’re in the right place. I often use the city as a base for my travels so not only…

11 Best Hostels in Oaxaca City, Mexico

11 Best Hostels in Oaxaca City, Mexico

If you’ve poked around this website a bit, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I love Oaxaca City. I’ve spent over three months in the city this year alone. As a result, I’ve personally stayed at every single one of these Oaxaca hostels and several more than once! I’m not going to simply tell…

Oaxaca Breakfast: 15 Best Places for Brunch and Breakfast in Oaxaca City

Oaxaca Breakfast: 15 Best Places for Brunch and Breakfast in Oaxaca City

Honestly, I don’t usually go out to eat breakfast. But going out for breakfast in Oaxaca City excites me. That’s just how good and creative the food is. I love the modern use of traditional ingredients that find their way onto Oaxaca breakfast menus. And as a result, I generally suggest ordering one of the…

Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca: How to Visit Mexico’s Petrified Waterfalls

Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca: How to Visit Mexico’s Petrified Waterfalls

Imagine swimming in an infinity pool of natural spring water on the top of a cliff with endless views of the surrounding mountains. To your right is a beautiful petrified waterfall that cascades into the valley below, appearing as if it has been frozen in time. This is the gorgeous scene at Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca.

Oaxaca Mezcal Tour – From Field to Bottle

Oaxaca Mezcal Tour – From Field to Bottle

Oaxaca is the paradise of mezcal. And if you’ve been in the city for a few days, you’ve probably started to see it for yourself. It’s the dominant liquor on most cocktail lists and there are even entire bars, called mezcalerias, devoted to sipping the spirit.  But perhaps most interesting are the small palenques of…

Best Restaurants in San Cristobal de las Casas

Best Restaurants in San Cristobal de las Casas

During my nearly two weeks in San Cristobal, one of the most surprising finds was the variety of restaurants. San Cristobal de las Casas has attracted a wide culinary range that includes a remarkable number of Asian and vegan restaurants. It’s amazing to find two places serving Korean food in a Mexican town of this…

23 Best Things to do in Oaxaca City

23 Best Things to do in Oaxaca City

Oaxaca City is magical. The residents of Oaxaca are deeply tied to their indigenous roots and their traditions infuse vibrancy into this colonial city. Between the bustling markets, incredible food, ancient ruins, and lively street parades (calendas), you’ll find plenty of things to do in Oaxaca. Are you planning to visit Oaxaca but need help…